Manager, Employer Culture & Engagement

Growth & Digital Strategy · Dubai, Dubai
Department Growth & Digital Strategy
Employment Type Full Time - noon
Minimum Experience Experienced

Who are we?

Want to work for the most exciting digital company in the Middle East? is a technology leader with a simple mission: to create world-class digital marketplaces for consumers and businesses across the Middle East. 

Starting in 2017 with, the region’s homegrown e-commerce platform and leading online shopping destination, noon is now an ecosystem of services - noon, noon daily, noon food, NowNow, SIVVI, noon VIP, and noon pay - all developed to help empower and inspire a generation of diverse, digital-first consumers and businesses.

We are creating a local digital champion to empower the region and accelerate the digital economy and are looking for the best talent in the world to join our team. 

What is the role?

At noon we aim to foster a high-performance culture based on collaboration, transparency, and accountability. We are looking for an individual who lives and breathes our values - gratitude, bias for action, resourcefulness, courage, and compassion - and are looking for a role where they can help create a culture of impact, driving engagement and excellence across teams and products. We have a duty to ensure employees have the right skills, tools, and environment to perform their jobs to the best of their ability. 

The Employer Culture & Engagement Manager will report into and will work closely with the Head of Communications & Partner Engagement in the CEO’s office to define and execute an organizational culture and employee experience strategy that delivers communications on a broad spectrum of employee engagement priorities, supporting the vision of noon and strategic business objectives. 

This role will be responsible for developing and managing programs to improve engagement, such as employee recognition programs, wellness programs and other activities aimed at creating a positive workplace environment. This role will also have responsibilities in internal employee communications and actively help shape noon’s corporate culture as agreed with the Head of Communications & Partner Engagement.

What will you do?

  • Develop and manage programs to improve employee engagement across the organization
  • Develop and manage regular employee engagement surveys, analysing data and other culture relevant feedback, and develop interventions aimed at addressing culture “hot spots”
  • Facilitate culture-related events and initiatives to further shift leader mindset and behavior
  • Lead a variety of internal and external events to bring visibility and learning to our employees, our partners and our customers
  • Drive employer culture initiatives in-line with business objectives, with the aim of creating a culture of excellence with world-class standards
  • Develop and manage a Culture Code designed to drive bar raising behavior across the organization
  • Design and execute our culture implementation strategy by leveraging our network of Culture bar raisers

What we need

  • At least 5 years experience in an employer culture and role
  • Outstanding listening and influencing skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (English is a must, Arabic is a benefit)
  • Specific experience in creating and executing effective people and culture strategy which deliver positive change and support the achievement of business objectives.
  • Deep experience in workplace culture and employee engagement diagnosis/measurement.
  • Demonstrable experience in the successful design, promotion, implementation, and execution of organization-wide employee engagement and change programs and initiatives.
  • Strong regional knowledge with a specific focus on key markets (KSA, UAE, EGT)
  • Strong data analysis and report development and writing skills. 
  • Strong knowledge of all aspects of the Employee Experience discipline including the design of employee experience strategy.
  • Proven experience in working with “voice of the employee” feedback to design and implement initiatives that influence and support the business in achieving optimal employee experience outcomes.

Who will excel?

The ideal candidate will be comfortable in a fast-paced, multi-tasked, high-energy environment. They will be a creative and analytical problem solver with a passion for delivering results.

At noon we have courage to pursue what seems impossible, we work hard to get things done, we go great lengths to ensure that the experience of everyone from our customers to our sellers or noon bandidos is stellar but above all we are grateful for the opportunities we have.

If you feel the above values resonate with you – you will enjoy this incredible journey with us!

Thank You

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  • Location
    Dubai, Dubai
  • Department
    Growth & Digital Strategy
  • Employment Type
    Full Time - noon
  • Minimum Experience